Lawrence Diao

Lawrence Diao is co-founder of Basecoin, a decentralized, price-stable cryptocurrency with an algorithmic central bank, a project backed by Andreessen Horowitz, Bain Capital Ventures, PolyChain Capital, Pantera Capital, Digital Currency Group, 1confirmation, and MetaStable Capital. Lawrence has significant software engineering experience, having worked in Google Search and Google Ads and interned at Google Research (where he co-invented 3 patents), Sift Science, and NASA. Lawrence also has a background in finance as a former quant dev at Radix Trading, a Chicago-based proprietary high-frequency trading firm, and as an intern at D. E. Shaw & Co. in Institutional Asset Management. Lawrence graduated summa cum laude in Computer Science from Princeton with a certificate in Statistics and Machine Learning.